Dashboard update brings Xbox game and movie downloads to Xbox 360

Microsoft will release a new Dashboard for the Xbox 360 on December 4. With the update, the company also introduces Xbox Originals with which Xbox games can be downloaded. In addition, the Xbox 360 will receive ‘Movies on Demand’.

The Fall update for the Xbox 360 Dashboard will be released in early December message CVG. The update comes with the ability to download original Xbox games to the console. The so-called Xbox Originals can be purchased for 1200 points. Halo, Fable, Psychonauts and Crimson Skies: High Road are the first games available for purchase through the Marketplace.

Movies on Demand can be rented, just like US Xbox 360 owners can download movies and episodes of television series through the Video Marketplace. The movies are downloaded from the Video Marketplace and can only be viewed once. A downloaded movie must be viewed within fourteen days of downloading. Once started watching the film, it must be finished within 24 hours.

After a rented movie is played, it deletes itself from the hard drive. However, it is not known when this service will be introduced and in which countries it will be made available. It is known that Warner Bros. is the first company to make its catalog available through Film on Demand.